Retail Dairy Prices: Milk Reaches New High For The Year With Nominal Gains
Retail milk prices improved by a little more than half a cent per fortified gallon in November, increasing to $3.327 per gallon. Milk increased for the second month in a row and remains above the 27-month average by 7 cents. Milk prices are at the highest of the year, but 44.6 cents below the 27-month high.

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Bill Also Includes One-Year Extension For Ethanol Tax Incentives
Following Senate passage of the compromise tax package that included a one-year extension of important tax incentives for ethanol production and use, Renewable Fuels Association (RFA) CEO and President Bob Dinneen issued the following statement:

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4 Injured In Fire At Livestock Building In Iowa
LAKE MILLS, Iowa (AP) — Authorities say four people were treated for smoke inhalation after a fire broke out in a livestock building near Lake Mills in northern Iowa.

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New Online Tool To Estimate Farm-Level GHG Emissions
USDA's Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) Chief Dave White today announced the release of an enhanced and expanded online tool developed in collaboration with Colorado State University (CSU) that helps producers estimate carbon sequestration and greenhouse-gas emissions associated with a variety of on-farm management practices.

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Livestock Producers Fight The Cold To Keep Herd Healthy
WHOTV reports low temperatures send most people inside, but farmers stay in the field to make sure their cattle will make it through the winter.

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